A collaborative process between ADHE staff and higher education institutions resulted in the viability standards shown in the table below. The numbers represent average numbers of graduates per year and are calculated on a three-year rolling basis. ADHE reports annually on program viability to the AHECB. See ADHE Review of Program Viability.
|Program Type||Viability Standard|
|Career and technical education (CTE) certificates and associate (AAS, AS) degree programs||4|
|Bachelor's degrees in science, mathematics, engineering, computer science, foreign languages, middle school education||4|
|Transfer associate degrees (AA, AAT) and bachelor's degrees||6|
|Master's, specialist, and first-professional degree programs||4|